Presented on May 1, 1996 at Quarry Farm as part of the 1996 Spring "Trouble Begins at Eight" Lecture Series.
Howard G. Baetzhold and Joseph B. McCullough are the editors of the recently published book The Bible According to Mark Twain: Writings of Heaven, Eden, and The Flood (University of Georgia Press, 1995). Howard G. Baetzhold is the Rebecca Clifton Reade Professor of English Emeritus at Butler University and the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies' first John S. Tuckey Memorial Research Fellow. He is the author of Mark Twain & John Bull: The British Connection (Indiana University Press, 1970.)
Joseph B. McCullough is Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is a member of the 1997 Conference Committee for "The State of Mark Twain Studies," to be held at Elmira College, August 14-16, 1997.